Definition of "distinguish"
  1. Setting apart a court ruling from another despite some similarities in facts
How to use "distinguish" in a sentence
  1. The judges had to distinguish this case from a previous one that had similar circumstances.
  2. The lawyer tried to distinguish his client's situation from that of a similar case.
  3. To defend her client effectively, the attorney worked diligently to distinguish her client's case from other similar cases.

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